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Local Authors and Literature

Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives holds an extensive collection of fiction and non-fiction books by writers who were born or lived in the borough. Some authors have only one or two publications, others have many. The collections also covers authors who wrote about the area in their fiction, for example Sax Rohmer.
Download this PDF guide [517kb] to learn the backgrounds of some of the authors we hold and their principal works held in our collections.